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VanDyke back on ballot for Montana Supreme Court

VanDyke back on ballot for Montana Supreme Court

HELENA — A divided Montana Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling and put Lawrence VanDyke back on the November ballot as a candidate f…

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Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Linda Dismore “Diz” Swift, a former Chevron scientist and executive, told the League of Women Voters of Billings on Friday that they can lend …

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Democrats ask U.S. Navy for Zinke military records

Democrats ask U.S. Navy for Zinke military records

HELENA — Montana Democrats released a letter Wednesday asking for Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke’s military records under the Free…

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Director says real estate sales prices should be public

Director says real estate sales prices should be public

HELENA — The state Revenue Department will ask the 2015 Legislature to change the law to allow the sales prices of real estate to be publicly …

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House candidate Zinke's debt now up to $83,000

House candidate Zinke's debt now up to $83,000

HELENA — House candidate Ryan Zinke’s total campaign debt is now at about $83,300 under an amended Federal Election Commission report, up $26,…

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House highway funding fix could keep Montana road construction rolling

House highway funding fix could keep Montana road construction rolling

Montana won't likely have to hit the brakes on its summer road construction after a last-minute federal budget patch passed Tuesday in the U.S. House.

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Council OKs property sale, waives compensation fee against staff recommendations

Council OKs property sale, waives compensation fee against staff recommendations

Before taking up the public safety levy Monday night, the Billings City Council took two actions that diverged from staff recommendations.

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Daines asks feds for specifics on 2014 drug enforcement strategy

Daines asks feds for specifics on 2014 drug enforcement strategy

Calling current federal drug-fighting resources in Montana insufficient, U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., is asking Attorney General Eric Hold…

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Daines raises $1.4M since April for Senate run

Daines raises $1.4M since April for Senate run

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines has raised more than $1.4 million in the past three months in his fight to unseat U.S. Sen. John Walsh in the …

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Zinke has raised most in House race; Lewis has most cash in bank

Zinke has raised most in House race; Lewis has most cash in bank

HELENA — Republican candidate Ryan Zinke has raised the most money so far in the race for the U.S. House, but his Democratic opponent, John Le…

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Council set to hear from public on Family Safety Levy

A public hearing followed by a council vote on placing the proposed Family Safety Levy on the Nov. 4 ballot is the final piece of business on …

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Campaign Watch: Walsh offers coal proposal; Daines sponsors rural water bill

Campaign Watch: Walsh offers coal proposal; Daines sponsors rural water bill

HELENA — This week, candidates have been busy introducing legislation and laying out their campaign platforms. Here's a look at the week's mos…

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Legislative panel advances report on federal-land management

HELENA — A legislative panel Thursday voted to advance a report on how to encourage more state involvement in management of federal lands in M…

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Walsh advocates for new coal technology

Walsh advocates for new coal technology

U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, is calling on the federal government to invest in new coal technology that could help Montana’s coal industry co…

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Billings purchasing agent finalist for top post in Cody

Liz Kampa-Weatherwax, purchasing agent for the city of Billings, is one of four finalists for the Cody, Wyo., city administrator position.

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Zabawa: Anti-marijuana initiative likely didn't get enough signatures

Zabawa: Anti-marijuana initiative likely didn't get enough signatures

HELENA — The sponsor of an initiative to make all marijuana illegal in Montana conceded Tuesday that its backers probably didn’t get enough si…

July 08, 2014 7:18 pm
Lawmaker's attempt to toss complaint rejected

Lawmaker's attempt to toss complaint rejected

HELENA — A judge has rejected the Montana Senate majority leader's attempt to dismiss charges that his campaign took illegal contributions and…

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Walsh raises $900K since mid-May for Senate run

Walsh raises $900K since mid-May for Senate run

HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh has raised nearly $900,000 since mid-May as he seeks to fight off a challenge by U.S. Rep. Steve Daines in Novem…

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Lewis touts plan to cut pay for Congress, reduce pensions

Lewis touts plan to cut pay for Congress, reduce pensions

HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis released a plan Tuesday to clean up Congress that calls for cutting members’ $174,000-a-ye…

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Billings City Council hears more public comments on proposed ordinance

Billings City Council hears more public comments on proposed ordinance

Once again Monday, the Billings City Council heard from a long line of residents commenting on a baker’s dozen of proposed changes to the city…

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